RESPIRATORY TRACT DISEASES

RESPIRATORY TRACT DISEASES

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Code
67388
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
CREDITS
2 credits during the 3nd year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/10
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Within the integrated teaching course of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, the specific part concerning pulmonology will cover the clinical and scientific aspects of the more frequent respiratory diseases, this including the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge: pathopysiological and clinical bases of the main respiratory diseases.

Practical: clinical examination and basic diagnostic maneuvers (e.g. spirometry, arterial blood gas analysis, saturimetry, venipuncture, skin prick test, interpretation of chest X ray and CT scan)

Teaching methods

Lessons: 14 hrs

Practical teaching: 2 wks

Seminars: 8 hrs      

Case discussion: 10 hrs

Attendance: mandatory

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Overview on the anatomy and physiology of respiratory system

Measurement of pulmonary function

Diagnostica and lab techniques

Pneumonia

TB

Asthma and COPD

Pulmonary embolism and right cardiac failure

Malignancies of lung and pleura

Pulmonary nodules

Pneumothorax

Pleural effusion

Interstitial lung diseases

Respiratory failure, oxygen therapy, ventilation

Respiratory sleep diseases

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Essential textbook. Elementi di malattie dell’apparato respiratorio

(Passalacqua G et al, online)

Teaching slides (available online and on direct demand).

Adjuncts/updates: - Trattato di malattie respiratorie (Fabbri LM e Marsico S edts. Edises 2016) – Malattie del torace (Fraser et al, Masson 2006) – Trattato di Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica (Passalacqua et al, Pacini Ed, 2017)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Contact by e-mail : Anna.Maria.Riccio@unige.it or at the adress DIMI, Viale Benedetto XV,6 Genoa

Exam Board

GIOVANNI PASSALACQUA (President)

GIORGIO GHIGLIOTTI (President)

MANRICO BALBI

BIANCA PANE

ANNA MARIA RICCIO

GIAN MARCO ROSA

GIOVANNI SALVATORE GIUSEPPE SPINELLA

DOMENICO PALOMBO

LUCA MASTRACCI

MARCO CANEPA

CLAUDIO BRUNELLI

ROBERTO FIOCCA

EZIO FULCHERI

PIETRO AMERI

FULVIO BRAIDO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lessons: 14 hrs

Practical teaching: 2 wks

Seminars: 8 hrs      

Case discussion: 10 hrs

Attendance: mandatory

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam

Direct feedback/assessment during clinical practice training

Assessment methods

The evaluation of the skills in the specific matter of teaching will be evaluated with the oral final exam. A minimum of 18/30 is required to be certified.

The candidate should be able to describe the essentials of the main respiratory diseases and of the basic diagnostic procedures (SEE SECTION 2).

Those latter aspects will be directly verified during the clinical practice training. These include:

Knowledge: pathopysiological and clinical bases of the main respiratory diseases.

Practical: clinical examination and basic diagnostic maneuvers (e.g. spirometry, arterial blood gas analysis, saturimetry, venipuncture, skin prick test, interpretation of chest X ray and CT scan).

It is required, for the final exam, that the student is able to discuss properly (also in term of medical language) his/her competence both in description and in practice.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
01/04/2021 09:00 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà su Teams
31/05/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto Gli esami si svolgeranno su Teams. Se in primavera sarà nuovamente possibile fare esami in presenza gli esami dal 31 maggio in poi si svolgeranno nelle Aule Antognetti e Fieschi del DIMI
29/06/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto Gli esami si svolgeranno su Teams. Se in primavera sarà nuovamente possibile fare esami in presenza gli esami dal 31 maggio in poi si svolgeranno nelle Aule Antognetti e Fieschi del DIMI
22/07/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto Gli esami si svolgeranno su Teams. Se in primavera sarà nuovamente possibile fare esami in presenza gli esami dal 31 maggio in poi si svolgeranno nelle Aule Antognetti e Fieschi del DIMI
15/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto Gli esami si svolgeranno su Teams. Se in primavera sarà nuovamente possibile fare esami in presenza gli esami dal 31 maggio in poi si svolgeranno nelle Aule Antognetti e Fieschi del DIMI

FURTHER INFORMATION

All sudents/trainees, independent of their academic status are invited to directly contact the personnel of Clinica di Malattie Respiratorie e Allergologia, Policlinico Ospedale San Martino, Pad. Maragliano, Lato levante I piano 0105553540 (preferably  08.30- 17.00) or to contact  by mail passalacqua@unige.it